AccorHotels announces plans to open Fairmont Ambassador Seoul in 2020. Located in the financial district of Yeouido, the luxurious 326-room hotel is part of an integrated development by Parc 1 comprising a retail mall and two office towers.
Designed by renowned architect Richard Rogers, the eco-friendly hotel features 326 guest rooms, a rooftop terrace, spa, fitness centre, pool, conference hall and four restaurants and a bar. The hotel is located adjacent to Yeouido Park and is within 5 to 10 minutes' walk to Yeouido and Yeouinauru train stations.
Mr. Patrick Basset, Chief Operating Officer of AccorHotels Upper Southeast and Northeast Asia, said “AccorHotels has 30 years of experience in managing hotels in South Korea. We are very excited to announce this partnership where we can leverage on our expertise in hotel management to set a luxury footprint to introduce the Fairmont brand into the market. The opening of Fairmont Ambassador Seoul in 2020 will become the group's newest landmark in South Korea.”
Fairmont currently operates 75 hotels and residences across major cities in 24 countries including China, India, Indonesia, Philippines and Singapore. Fairmont's network includes The Plaza Hotel New York, The Savoy Hotel London, Fairmont Peace Shanghai, Fairmont Dubai and San Francisco. Fairmont continues to expand globally with recent openings including Fairmont Quasar Istanbul, Fairmont Chengdu in Western China and Fairmont Fujairah in the Middle East. New luxury hotels scheduled to open later in 2017 include Fairmont Amman in Jordan and Fairmont Riyadh in Saudi Arabia. Fairmont will also open the newest, largest and most state-of-the-art hotel in Austin, TX later this year.
AccorHotels, is a world-leading travel & lifestyle group with more than 500 luxury hotels and resorts. The group, aims to build an extensive and balanced brand portfolio to cater to the growing demand of affluent business and leisure travellers in the market today.